Telegram from Dr. Karl Thurn, University of Laibach, to Professor Albrecht Aigen, care Mathematical Institute, Bozen.
The Founding Principles of America aren’t good, nor have they ever represented a utopia; that is a realm better left to the mouths of socialists and theists. That mentioned; America, in her founding rules aren’t excellent, but I consider it is the closest we have now come. You say that the Constitution is a dwelling document; that is true, as long, because the ideas of particular person freedom are adhered to and that isn’t the present scenario.
I cannot recommend that these exterior the US continue to use Google, Fb or any of the opposite services identified to be linked to the PRISM program, till those companies clearly reveal that it’s inconceivable for the NSA and its ilk to read the information of these folks. This definitely applies to all business communications, but additionally any private communications that will put the sender, recipient or anybody else in a bad gentle, should somebody select to use it in that approach.
But, these technologies have changed us, and we’re no longer in management since they(Applied sciences and their Techniques) mediate our realities and meanings and methods of decoding the world we all exists in. Really, this is not being in command of something, however being decided/coditione and managed by our very created technologies, of which we are actually helplessly depended on for all our existence in life, at this time – up to now.
The explosion of the Web with this-dot-com and that-dot-com everywhere you turn has made the significance of communication obvious. Nevertheless it wasn’t always so. Indeed, the curriculum of Media Ecology, as I first encountered it in 1976, had loads that was not firstly about communications. Lewis Mumford’s beat was know-how; George Herbert Mead’s was expression of the self upon the world; Susanne Langer’s was aesthetics. Most in fact were associated, fundamentally, to communication.